Cradled in the laps of the Himalayas, Myagdi district in Dhaulagiri zone is one among the foremost lovely places in Nepal. the wonderful mountain ranges that run through its landscape, important bio-diversity, and a rich history create Myagdi an appealing place to go to any time of the year. The district headquarters of Myagdi, Beni Bazaar, could be a historical market that features a lot of prospects and potential to be attending for tourism. Before the unification of Nepal, Beni was the trading hub of Tibet and Bharat. situated at the meeting point of the river Myagdi and Kali Gandaki, Beni Bazaar is one and only for its cultural variety and economic enrichment.
Tourism Spots Rivers for Rafting / Canoeing: There are major three rivers, which may be used for rafting and kayaking in the district. Kalagandaki is the famous river in the country for rafting. Myagdi Khola and Raghu Ganga are suitable for that with sufficient flow and speed of water current. These potentialities have to explore and highlighted. Ghorepani: Ghorepani is a most famous tourism spot in Annapurna region. It is an entry point to Myagdi district, which lies on the way of Annapurna circuit through Nayapool, Ullery to Tatopani from Pokhara. Ghorepani is the beautiful village of Magar ethnic group. It is situated at 2800 m altitude. It lies in Sikha V.D.C. of Myagdi district. There are hotels, lodges and restaurant facilities for tourists. Visitors can reach there just in a day from Pokhara. Anyone can go from Beni to Ghorepani in a single day. Poon Hil: Poon Hill is a famous viewpoint for tourists. It is situated at the height of 3200 m. It takes about 2-3 hours to reach there from Ghorepani. From there all parts of Dhaulagiri and Annapurna Himalayan range, Phewa Lake of Pokhara, almost all parts of Myagdi, Baglung and Parbat district can be viewed. Tourists can also watch the sunrise from there. There are facilities of tower and telescope for the clear vision of the area. Dhorpatan: Dhorpatan is a large valley covered by dense forest and grassland which is the habitat of different kinds of wild animals and birds as it is recognized as Dhorpatan Hunting Reservation area which was declared in 1978 by the government. This reservation area covers 1,325 sq. km. 126 km part of Dhorapatan lies in Myagdi district. Other parts lie in Baglung and Rukum district. People of Tibetan origin are living around Dhorpatan. Flora is typical of the middle hill with good strands of forests interspersed with agricultural and pasture lands. The northern sections of the walk are rich in wildlife including musk deer, grey wolf, red panda, and many more common spices. Dhorpatan is 75km far west from Beni Bazar, the district headquarter of Myagdi. It takes nearly 3 days to reach there from Beni by foot. Gurja Khani: Gurja village is Situated far west from Beni. It is a small valley lies in the lap of Gurja Himal. It is the village of minority Chhantyal community. This is surrounded by dense forest. To reach there one has to cross Gurja Deurali of 3500 m height GurjaDeurali from where the rare scene of moving glaciers without a lens can be viewed. It takes about 2 days time to reach there from Beni.
Todke-Gajane: Todke and Gajane are the middle mountain ridges near Beni Bazar. They are the viewpoints of Dhaulagiri and Annapurna mountain range and glaciers. Gajane is closer to Beni Bazar. It takes 3-4hours to reach the summit from Beni, which lies in Pulachour VDC. Todke is farther from Beni. It takes 5-6 hours to reach there, which lay Kunhun V.D.C. It is famous for the vegetable, radish. There is a small village on the top of the hill surrounded by the jungle. Pulahshram Ashram: Pulahshram is the ashram of Rishi Pulastya who assumed to be the grandfather of Lankesh King Ravan in the pre-historical era. Hindus take it as a sacred holey place. It has both religious and historical importance; located 2km North -West from Beni bazaar on 1750 m height. In the locality, called Pachhai is a very suitable viewpoint of sight seen to Himalayan range and landscape of river’s valleys and hillside. Jagannath Temple: Jagannath temple is a famous pilgrimage in Myagdi. It was established by Parbate King, Dimba Bam Malla in 1550 B.S. It is located at the height of 2100 m in Pulachaur V.D.C. It is 6kilometers west north far from Beni Bazar. It is near Dolthana and Pulaashram. Takam: Takam is an important historical place in the district. It is 37km far West from Beni Bazar. It was the first capital of Parbate King, Dimbabam Malla and the whole period of Thapa Chhetri rulers who ruled for 300 years. After the victory of Bam Malla, the capital was shifted towards Dolthana during the reign of Dimba Bam Malla. Takam is a beautiful village with an attractive landscape. It is an ancient settlement of a mixed community of all tribes, Brahmin, Chhetri, Damai, Kami, Sarki, Magar, Gurung, Thakali, Chhantyal etc. Main inhabitants are Brahmin and Chhetri. It is located on the way of Dhaulagiri base camp and Dhorpatan Trek.